Yes, it's as simple as in the title.

The player should have a window for the video, obviously, but also have a playlist so that I can quickly switch between titles.

The purpose is to find scenes within a collection of videos.

VLC Media Player, for example, does not have a playlist.

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    Yes, VLC does have a playlist - View -> Playlist.
    – Sebastian
    Commented Mar 7, 2021 at 18:59

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As Sebastian suggests, VLC does have the ability to create and save playlists, which implies that one can play from a playlist.

Numerous answers with specifics can be found on the SE for askubuntu

Direct copies:

From user Vitrel:

In VLC under "View", there you have an entry "Playlist". When you have organized you playlist you can save and name it with the following step: Under "Media" you have the entry "Save Playlist to File".

From user Maythux:

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+L. This will open the playlist then right click Add File or you can Add all files from a specific directory using Add directory.

Other useful answers can be found from the above link.

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